Yoga Teachers may enter Yoga Alliance International’s network of Yoga professionals and become Certified Yoga Teachers (CYT®) when their qualifications, learning and teaching experience meet our international standards.

Yoga Teachers from around the world may apply for Yoga Alliance International certification, all applications will be examined. Once you are part of Yoga Alliance International’s network of certified teachers you have entered a community of like-minded people dedicated to fostering the dissemination of the right yogic knowledge and practices.

As a CYS, you get all the benefits of a Yoga Alliance International membership, like :
  • Enjoy a lifetime membership, without any annual subscription fees
  • Upgrade your school to higher levels of qualification for free. YAI supports your creativity.
  • Get additional branches of your school certified at a preferential tariff
  • Feel free to set up certified teacher trainings anywhere in the world
  • Offer worldwide certification to your students and encourage their progress.
  • Be part of a trustworthy community dedicated to fostering the authentic values of Yoga.
  • Share the authentic values of yoga with your students and introduce them to a trustworthy community.
  • Get our support anytime, anywhere, we are always available to guide you.
  • Be part of a worldwide community and freely post articles about your training on our website.
  • Review the Certified Yoga Schools’ Standards and Code of Conduct Click Here
  • Download and fill up the school application form Click here to Download
  • Gather the requested documents and send them to us via email along with your application form duly filled up:
  • We will examine your application and get in touch with you within a couple of days to suggest an online interview to finalize the procedure.
  • Note : If you are running a Yoga School (or plan to start one) and would like to obtain YAI Certification, fill the SCHOOL APPLICATION FORM

Once your application is approved, we will provide you all necessary details for the payment of your school's certification fees, it is a lifetime membership that doesn't require the payment of any annual fees. We will email you the digital copy of the certificate and mail the official hard copy within a couple of weeks.